Conception captain indicted on seaman’s manslaughter charges; IMO Secretary General urges priority COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers

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Conception captain indicted on seaman’s manslaughter charges

Jerry Nehl Boylan, 67, the captain of the Conception, the dive boat that caught fire last year with the loss of multiple lives, was yesterday indicted by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter. Full Article

Marine Daily
Glosten
Conception captain indicted on seaman’s manslaughter charges

Jerry Nehl Boylan, 67, the captain of the Conception, the dive boat that caught fire last year with the loss of multiple lives, was yesterday indicted by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman’s manslaughter. Full Article

Elliot Bay Design Group
IMO Secretary General urges priority COVID-19 vaccination for seafarers

Welcoming a UN General Assembly resolution calling for seafarers to be designated as key workers IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim is urging that seafarers and maritime workers receive priority COVID-19 vaccination to allow. Full Article

Schottel
Metal Shark completes four-year production program for NYC Ferry

Jeanerette, La., headquartered shipbuilder Metal Shark reports that it has delivered the final vessel in a 22-vessel, four-year newbuilding program for NYC Ferry, operated by Hornblower. Full Article

NCP
Fairbanks Morse acquires diesel repair and rebuild specialist

Beloit, Wis., headquartered Fairbanks Morse has acquired Houston-based diesel engine repair and rebuilding service provider Breco International Inc. Full Article

Nag Marine
Pacific Carriers hit with $12 million fine for pollution case felony offenses

A U.S. District Court judge has ordered Singapore-based Pacific Carriers Limited to pay a fine of $12,000,000, placed the company on probation for four years, and ordered it to implement a comprehensive Environmental Compliance Plan after pleading guilty to a total of eight felony offenses involving the M/V Pac Antares. Full Article

Mororka
Knutsen OAS LNG newbuilds will feature compact Wärtsilä boil-off gas solution

Two new LNG carriers ordered by Norway’s Knutsen OAS shipping at South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard will be the first vessels to be equipped with Wärtsilä’s recently introduced Compact Reliq reliquefaction system. Full Article

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